The inaugural Spirit Yachts regatta will be held on the beautiful island of Guernsey in the Channel Islands. Designed to offer a balance of competitive racing and relaxed socialising, as well as opportunities to explore the surrounding area, the regatta is set to be a fantastic week on and off the water.
Based at Guernsey Yacht Club, with views of the race area and surrounding islands, the regatta will take place in the heart of St. Peter Port, the capital of Guernsey.
Racing promises to be competitive with yachts battling it out over a six-race series; including a round Guernsey race (weather permitting), a passage race, and a mix of shorter round-the-cans and windward/leeward courses. As much as possible, the starts and finishes will be set in front of Castle Cornet (situated next to the yacht club) to allow spectators to watch the action on the water.
The Spirit Yachts fleet will be berthed in Victoria Marina, in the heart of St Peter Port and a short walk from nearby shops, cafés, bars and restaurants.
The week kicks off with a drinks reception hosted by regatta partner Locate Guernsey at the iconic Castle Cornet. Steeped in history, the 800-year-old castle has spectacular panoramic views over the water.
During the week, guests will have the choice of BBQs, Hattiers Rum tasting, dockside drinks, and a trip across to neighbouring Herm for sunset drinks and dinner. A prize-giving dinner at the prestigious Old Government House hotel will round off the regatta in style.
To find out more about the regatta, as well as advice for when you are on Guernsey, please download the Event Details brochure below.
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Quality products and Onesails’ in-depth knowledge of Spirit yachts are the reasons OneSails GBR (East) has been Spirit Yachts’ trusted sail and cover maker for over twenty years.
Guernsey-based Oceanskies is Spirit Yachts’ trusted supplier for yacht registration in various jurisdictions, as well as supporting marine and aviation services internationally.
Torqeedo develops and manufactures electric and hybrid drive systems. With a shared sustainability ethos, Spirit Yachts and Torqeedo work together to provide solutions for Spirit’s sailing yachts, motor yachts and tenders.
Renowned for its easy-to-use, rugged
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Leading deck hardware specialists Lewmar has a portfolio of hardware, winches, hydraulics, windlasses, anchors, thrusters, steering systems, hatches and portlights. Lewmar supplies custom solutions for Spirit yachts of all sizes.
Please contact [email protected] with any queries regarding the regatta or if you need support finding accommodation.
If you are interested in a quote to have your yacht delivered to Guernsey by professional crew, or if you would like to have any items sent ahead to Guernsey prior to the regatta, contact [email protected]
If you are interested in crewing or volunteering during the regatta, we would love to hear from you. Contact Helen or Simon via the details above.